Ching Wo

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Ching Wo is a Chinese black tea, which in the past was called Red Congou. Ching Wo brews to a reddish liquor and has a light, slightly smoky flavour. It is an everyday tea that was used to sustain the Communists during the Long March of 1934 - 1935.


  • Quantity: 1 teaspoon (2½ g) per cup or person
  • Water temperature: 95oC (200oF)
  • Brew time: 4 - 5 minutes